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Recent sharp price increases for copper, nickel and platinum group metals (PGMs) have greatly stimulated exploration for these metals, and individual prospectors have made important discoveries of new deposits.
Normally this spot is reserved for a little humor or diatribe about government abuse. In light of recent events, I don’t think it’s appropriate for this issue. Following are a few personal comments.
Ceremonies for the induction of four mining industry pioneers into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, September 13, 2008, at the Charles F. Barber Pavilion of the Museum Convention Center in Leadville, Colorado.
One of the biggest surprises on Wall Street during 2003 was the extraordinary performance of gold-oriented mutual funds—investments that normally fall as the stock market rises.
Getting started in prospecting often requires the purchase of some equipment, but one can spend as little as $10 and be finding gold or spend thousands and also be finding gold—yet you will probably have many more opportunities and possibilities with more and better equipment.
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
The Tombstone Mining District of Arizona was not a major producer of silver in comparison with some districts in other states, but it has had a long and colorful history.
The Bawl Mill • The Public Process—Getting Involved and Making a Difference • Pacific Northwest Miners Request Help • USFS Roadless Comments Reopened • Flat-Fault Gold • Basic Drywashing Principles • Fields of Gold • Picks & Pans: All That Glitters Pans Out Well! • De Beers Undergoes Overhaul • Gold in Michigan • Update on the West Mojave Desert Planning Area • 2001 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame • Company Notes • The Spanish Silver of Mowry • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices